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Oral History - Alan Scarlett Story

From the Collection of B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia Inc Corner Farm Rd & Princes Highway Werribee Victoria

Description
A4 paper hand written transcript of 5 pages
Size
A4
Object Registration
0218
Historical information
Alan Scarlett was in the RAAF from 18/08/1943 until February 1946 and was a B-24 Liberator gunner between the end of 1943 and September 1945 with 21 Squadron.
When Made
2014
Significance
The oral history of Alan Scarlett is of historical significance because it provides a first hand account of the individual's experience during World War II as a member of the RAAF who trained at Tocumwal, Nhill and Leyburn. He saw active service in the Pacific conflict from Fenton and Morotai as a gunner on a B-24 Liberator. He was also air-crew during the repatriation of former World War II prisoners or war in 1945.
Inscriptions & Markings
Black and white print of a B-24 Liberator at the top of the page. Werribee Liberator Restoration Visit. Neerim Men's Shed. Sunday 16th March 2014.
Last updated
13 Mar 2018 at 1:03PM